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valley, so susan candiotti sitting in dayton, ohio. they got one round, but there's more right behind it, so don't think it's over with just yet. more snow in the forecast. not going to take a whole lot for records to be broken there. it looks like as we head further to the east, we have thunderstorms rumbling around the deep south, but here's what we're expecting. area of low pressure moves across the ohio river valley, cincinnati, dayton, extending to the appalachians. that's where some of the heaviest snowfall will be, and there are winter storm warnings kur currently in effect. this will begin to move to the east. as it does, a secondary area of low pressure will again and this will affect the mid-atlantic coast. i think it will be a light dusting, but it will make for a messy monday. also, for new york, computer models are disagreeing as to who is going to see how much, but they're saying maybe 1 or 2 inches of snowfall. definitely south central illinois, south central indiana, indianapolis, springfield, st. louis, dayton, cincinnati, you're all in the firing line for some of the he
for new gun laws. susan candiotti with the speech, the backdrop of new york city, the mayor and involving a number of family members from the connecticut shooting. >> reporter: fredricka, it's always so hard to hear from the parents of those victims as well. what the vice president is trying to do, fredricka, is to get all the support he can especially from the public to try to fight for more as they put it common sense gun control legislation. so he's doing these speeches so that he can try to encourage the public to call their lawmakers in wherever they happen to live to try to get more support for this type of legislation. so he is calling for for example universal background checks which many people think exist but do not currently. he's asking for tighter restrictions on the size of the gun magazines and of course he and the president really pushing for a renewed ban on assault weapons. >> three months ago a deranged man walked into sandy hook elementary school with a weapon of war. that's what he walked in with, with a weapon of war. and that weapon of war has no place on measuring'
'll be joined by families from newtown, connecticut. cnn national correspondent susan candiotti is outside the event in new york. good morning, susan. >> reporter: good morning, carol. yes, you know, the chances of currently passing a strong gun control legislation appear pretty slim, probably, given what happened earlier this week. senator harry reid, you'll remember, announced that he was dropping the assault weapon ban from the current proposal, before the senate bill. now, senator dianne feinstein says she will introduce it as an amendment, adding that she won't lay down and play dead. so, carol, the gop continues to say, the better idea is to simply better enforce the laws that are already on the books. carol, the debate isn't ending anytime soon. >> doesn't appear to be. what role does the school shooting at newtown play here? >> reporter: well, as you indicated, of course, newtown parents, many of them, will be at this news conference today, standing aside new york's mayor bloomberg, and of course, vice president biden. they've been supporting the president's proposed legislation fo
is bounding the region from missouri to ohio. susan candiotti is in dayton where the snow is falling and it is not expected to stop any time soon. susan? >> reporter: hi, fred. we're kind of between a bit of a wet snow and flurries right now. things have subsided just a bit. temperatures, fred, right now are just above freezing. that's why you can still see grass on the ground. you don't see any accumulation on the pavement so far. you see over my shoulder, that's i-75. traffic is still flowing smoothly at this hour but things are going to change as the evening wears on. they've already had a tough go of it in kansas city and st. louis. the snowplows have been out. snowy conditions there. street crews hard at work. and they've seen the heaviest of the snow, they're supposed to continue to get light snow probably through monday. spented to get up to ten inches there. course, you already know and have been seeing what's going on in colorado since friday. really horrible conditions out there. they were hit very hard. white-out conditions in some sections of the -- of high-ways out there
turnpike. the coach of the seton hill women's lacrosse team and the bus driver are dead. susan candiotti has more for you. >> reporter: two days after the crash, a mystery. with no other vehicle involved, why would a bus driver swerve off the pennsylvania turnpike with 22 college athletes and coaches aboard? a sunday night service remembering victims of saturday's bus crash that killed both the driver and women's lacrosse team head coach christi christina who was six months pregnant. >> horrible for her husband. it's pretty hard. >> reporter: seton hill's campus near pittsburgh is stunned. the other 21 people aboard the bus survived with injuries including 19 players and two coaches. investigators are examining the team's charter bus for any possible mechanical problems. an autopsy is scheduled today on the 61-year-old bus driver for any medical explanations. >> everyone is devastated by the losses and it seems like we're all just coming together as a school. >> reporter: authorities say there was a mix of snow and rain when the bus swerved off the pennsylvania turnpike, jumped a guard r
cities that are hosting march madness dams. dayton, ohio is one of them. susan candiotti is in dayton. people are going to get there despite this nasty weather? >> reporter: well, look at it now. the forecasters have said all along we're only expecting one to three inches -- until the overnight hours. so we've been getting flurries off and on. that's it. you can see right now these guys are getting ready for the onslaught of all the cars that are about to be let out of the university of dayton where the second of two games is winding up. but take a look around. we could still see grass here. just little patches of snow from those flurries earlier today. still all these people have to make their way home. either to indiana or to philadelphia. what do they think about that? listen. what do you think it is going to be like when you wake up in the morning? >> i'll be tired. it doesn't matter to me. i'm retired. i don't care. i don't have to go anywhere. >> i have to go to work. so it will be cold but i don't mind it. >> so again, fred, they are talking about anywhere from five to eight in
at that. our susan candiotti is in dayton. >> reporter: it's been overcast all day, occasional flurries. now we're starting to get a bit of rain, but the temperatures have remained just above freezing, so that's why there's no accumulation yet. the forecasters are calling for 5 to 8 inches of snow, but mainly they say that's going to happen after midnight tonight. that's why the roads look clear now. that is going to change. in fact, they are talking about a really rough commute in the morning, possibly treacherous conditions between the freezing rain and the snow that is expected after midnight tonight. so difficult times ahead, but earlier this day we were talking to the people here in the dayton area, some of them attending some of the march madness games here at the university of dayton, and they didn't seem too concerned about the pending storm. >> reporter: what do you think about that? >> awesome. i love it. wonderful time of year. >> reporter: doesn't matter about the snow? >> no. >> reporter: school tomorrow? what do you think? >> t-r-o-a. >> sadly to say, don, the worst is yet
continuing to track eastward. we have this all covered for you. susan candiotti is in dayton, ohio. shannon travis is in potomac, maryland, and jennifer delgado is in the cnn weather center in atlanta. we're going to start with susan in ohio. good morning, susan. >> good morning, john. it hasn't let up yet here although it's a light snow but it really came down after the sun went down last night. that's a shout-out to the university of dayton. over my shoulder. as you can see some of the streets here are fairly clear. but others are far more treacherous as they're trying to get rid of this wet, slushy snow from a lot of areas and roads and highways in this dayton area. we are checking how much snow we've had here. now that's about four inches in the entire month of february, dayton only had four inches of snow. so, one snow fall took care of that for this month. it has been a crazy weather week friend the colorado rockies all the way to parts of florida. icy roads, slippery going near st. louis as a pickup truck slides down a street. just about everyone's tired of winter weather, in spring.
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